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Scott, John Reed

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1869-1942) US author active between 1906 and 1917, most of his tales being romantic historical adventures; of sf interest is The Duke of Oblivion (1914), set on a Caribbean Island where an Underground society of English refugees is found surviving in Mayan ruins. [JC]

John Reed Scott

born Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: 8 September 1869

died Westminster, Maryland: 21 January 1942


  • The Duke of Oblivion (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J B Lippincott, 1914) [illus/hb/H Weston Taylor]


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